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Early Delights

A Sunday hour with early music goodies. Today, we treat you to a mixture of renaissance dances and early baroque variations from various countries. We will start and end in Napels and, in between, there will be visits to Germany and England.

Guglielmo Ebreo da Pesaro (c. 1420–after 1484)
1 Bassadanza Cupido
2 Voltati in ça
La Rossignol conducted by Domenico Baronio
(CD: Canti e danze alla corte estense nel XV secolo. Tactus TC 400003, 2004)

3 Ballo ‘Petit Vriens’
4 Leoncello
Capella de la Torre conducted by Katharina Bäuml, schalmei
(CD: Piffarissimo. Challenge Records CC 72631, 2014)

Michael Praetorius (1571–1621)
5 Les passepiedz de Bretaigne
6 Les quatres bransles de la chapelle
7 La gillotte
I Ciarlatani conducted by Klaus Winkler
(CD: Le bal – Gesellschaftstänze im Frühbarock. Christophorus CHR 77295, 2008)

Henry Lawes (1596–1662)
8 Divisions on a ground
9 Tregian’s ground
La Rêveuse
(CD: Henry Lawes – Ayres. Mirare MIR 177, 2013)

Christoph Demantius (1567–1643)
10 Seven German and Polish Dances (1610)
Praetorius Consort conducted by Christopher Ball
(CD: Praetorius – Dances from Terpsichore & more. Alto ALC1076, 2010)

Diego Ortiz (1510–1570)
11 Passamezzo antico: zarabanda
12 Passamezzo moderno
13 Ruggiero
14 Romanesca
Hespèrion XXI conducted by Jordi Savall
(CD: Ostinato. Alia Vox AV 9820, 2001)

Addition:
Andrea Falconieri (1585–1656)
15 Passacalle
Hespèrion XXI conducted by Jordi Savall

Picture: La Rêveuse

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